Le Book Club

Our book club meets on the first Friday of every month between 6.00pm and 7.45pm at the Alliance Française de Brisbane.

Group sizes vary from 8 to 15.
We normally assign roughly 100 pages of reading per session, depending on the difficulty of the book.
We discuss our opinions openly in a very friendly and informal atmosphere...tout en français!

Our authors are chosen from contemporary French writers.

New members are welcome - RSVP essential

Next meeting: Friday 02 February 2018 - RSVP essential 

We will  discuss
  Syngue sabour, pierre de patience 
by Atiq Rahimi

Here's what we have readeread:

Petit Pays
by Gaël Faye
Nov-Dec. 2017

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Au bonheur des dames
by Emile Zola
Sept-Oct 2017

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by David Foenkinos
July-August 2017

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Réparer les vivants 
by Maylis de Kerangal
May-June 2017
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Dans les forêts de Sibérie
by Sylvain Tesson
arch-April 2017

Tout bouge autour de moi
by Dany Laferrière
February 2017

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Kessel, le nomade éternel
by Olivier Weber
Dec 2016

L'énigme des blancs manteaux 
by Jean François Parot

Oct-Nov 2016

by Laurent Gaudé
Jul-Aug 2016

Au Pays du p'tit

June 2016

Utê Mûrûnû, petite fleur de cocotier
April-May 2016

Chroniques de l'Asphalte
by Samuel Benchetrit
Feb-March 2016

Histoire d'une femme libre
by Françoise Giroud
Sept-October 2015

Sept histoires qui reviennent de loin
by Jean-Christophe Rufin
July, August 2015

Le feu 
by Henri Barbusse
May, June, July 2015

La Maladie de Sachs
by Martin Winckler
February, March, April 2015

For more information, contact Claire:
> Email: 
> Phone: (07) 3844 4460

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